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Ashley Madison Users Sue Over Data Breach

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The Canadian-based adultery website AshleyMadison.com faces a U.S. backlash -- led by the always-litigious “John Doe” -- over a data breach that exposed more than 37 million formerly anonymous users.

The complainants still seek to maintain their anonymity behind the Doe pseudonym after hackers dumped almost 10 gigabytes of data on the Internet, providing information on users including e-mail addresses.